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fine. what the feds call a blatant lie from b-p, aftere dent that killed 11, a record spill draws a record fine. what the feds call a blatant lie from bp after the accident that killed 11 and devastated the gulf coast. [ inaudible ] >> why experts say california gas companies may not be telling the whole truth about what you're paying to fill up. >> for anyone heading to see any of the big block butters. someone in the heat sir probably watching you. >> it was the largest accident all oil spill ever. today bp agreed to pay the largest fine in u.s. history.
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the oil rig exploded on the night of april 20th, 2010. eleven workers were killed in the fire. 172million-gallons of oil gushed into the gulf of mexico. bp will pay $4.5 billion in fines. two employees? charged with manslaughter. one with lying to congress. cbs news reporter on what bp knew before the explosion. >> reporter: the two former bp employees charged with manslaughter were the highest ranking bp supervisors on deep water horizon. the test found signs that combustible gas was seeping into the well. the indictment alleges bp managers robert kaluza and donald failed to call these on shore. they allowed work on the well
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to continue. want gas came up the well and exploded. u.s. attorney general eric holder. >> this is an indication that we have shown and the company has admitted as a result of their actions people died there unnecessarily. >> reporter: federal authorities also charged david rainey about lying to investigates. rainey insisted 5000-barrels of oil were leeing every day when he was aware they estimated it was leaking 82 -- >> withheld other documents altogether and lied to congress and others to make this spill appear less catastrophic than
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it was. >> reporter: shelly anderson's husband jason died in the explosion. it was supposed problem his final day. >> i wish that we would have been able to have our day in court and that i would have been able to tell a jury exactly what our loss is. how much we miss jason. >> reporter: next thursday thanksgiving would have been his 38th birthday. >> we will never forget what jason means to us and that he's gone and that he's never coming back. we live with that every single day. >> reporter: the three men charged say they are innocent. the lawyer for one of the men called his client a scapegoat. bp's settlement ends criminal prosecution of the company. bp could still face another $20 billion in fines if it loses a civil lawsuit next year. >> all that pain that california drivers faced at the
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pump this year may not have been necessary after all. you always thought it. that is according to an exhaustive study. many refineries were operating at times when the companies said they were offline. with just 7 companies controlling 94% of the market in california, state senator mark leno says it's cause for concern. >> when a market place gets more concentrated the opportunity for that market manipulation only increases. >> leno has launched an official investigation into the california refinery season and its oversight. he says there's not enough evidence to prove collusion. but there's also no watchdog agency in place to keep an eye on them. >> israel continued a blistering rocket assault on what it described as 100 terror sites in gaza.
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tanks and troops are positioned along the border. the battle is escalating. israeli commanders call it payback for on going rocket attacks. all of this is raising fears of a wider region corral conflict. the un security council is urging maximum restraint from both sides. the white house is backing israel. the angry conflicts spilled in the streets of san francisco. a small contingent came out in support of israel. a larger pro palestinian group came pout. >> they need to stop. military attack on gaza strip. the message for the american people. they need to take a stand. >> the protesters also called
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on president obama to end u.s. aide to israel. >> members of congress saw the attack on the u.s. consolate in benghazi firsthand. that was recorded on security cameras. cbs news reporter david martin's sources told him what they show. >> reporter: the first video of the attack was captured by cell phones. it took about 10 more days for the fbi to get its hands on video taken by security cameras. that class fewed video shown to the house and senate intelligence committees answers sop of the questions surrounding the attack. a u.s. intelligence official shows it has no sign of how it -- the attack was not well planned. the attackers did not know the layout of the compound.
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the attack lasted about an hour. the surviving americans retreated to a cia safe house about a mile away where they continued to take fire from small arms and rocket propelled grenades. after another hour the shooting stopped. for four hours no shots were fired giving the rescue team time to make its way to the annex. ten minutes after they arrived a second attack again. this time with mortars. that attack was also captured on video both by security cameras and a drone. it shows a more organized and deliberate assault. intercepted phone calms and text messages indicate some of those were inspired in part by televised scenes of protesters in cairo in rage other an anti- muslim video running on the
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internet. others seem to have nothing more in mind than looting. that first attack created an opportunity for the second attack. whether it was planned that way all along is not clear. u.s. officials say the four hour lull gave the attackers time to bring up more fire power. they fired five rounds. the first two missed. the next three hit. david martin, cbs news, the pentagon. >> at least four wounded veterans were killed today when a train hit a parade float in midland, texas. the accident happened as the wounded warrior ares were taken part in a parade. as it crossed other some railroad tracks they were hit by an on coming train. an eyewitness says the parade got stuck on the tracks. >> the gates actually hit the first people on the trailer. started going back up. it wasn't i say 8 to 10 seconds
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later the train blew through the end of the trailer. >> at least 10 other people are in critical condition tonight. the parade was supposed to end at a hunt for heroes banquet. the wounded service members were then going to be treated to a deer hunting trip this weekend. >> a double murderer offered statements to the jury. nathaniel burris is facing the death penalty for the death of his girlfriend and her friend. he was convicted of those killings last week. family members are trying to find comfort where they can. >> what gives me peace is the woman he loved, they fell in love, they died the same day, they were buried the same day. i think they've gone to heaven to live together forever. >> burris told jurors to give him the death penalty because
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he deserves it. >> the alcohol related death of a chico state student sparks an unprecedented move. the suspension of all fraternities and sororities on campus. the decision comes after a series of problems with underage drinking, hazing and fighting. latest incident the death of mason sumnick. the university says he tried to take 21 shots of alcohol for his 21st birthday. he suffered brain damage and today died. >> mason's loss has enabled me to provide a wakeup call for everyone. >> shutting down the greek system is shutting down any plan tropic activities. >> eight years ago the campus president warned students there would be no second chance. fraternities and sororities can apply for reinstatement in the
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spring subpoena. >> big changes in the weather on the way. paul, where is the rain now? >> far offshore. it is the strongest radar in town. it can't see more than just a few sprinkles. where is that rainfall? we'll widen things out. still not seeing it. that low pressure area is there. it's spinning and heading in our direction. here is something interesting. our future cast model says between now and about sunrise tomorrow, zero rainfall. look what happens during the day. some of you getting up to an inch of rainfall from sunrise tomorrow through friday evening. the rain is coming. it is just delayed. we'll talk about how long that rain is going to stick around. >> there are plenty of good rainy day movies out there. bob, lincoln, something involving vampires. >> why more and more movies now
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include eyes watching you. >> the bread -- they made good quality stuff. >> maybe not for long. the bay area labor dispute threatening the otherwise invincible twin twinkie. >> why neighbors are mounting a fight against a new seven eleven. [ female announcer ] welcome one and all to a tastier festive feast. so much to sip and savor, a feeding frenzy to say the least. a turkey from safeway will have everyone raving.
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there's fresh, natural, frozen, whatever you're craving. spend 25 dollars and a frozen safeway turkey is 59 cents a pound. or spend 25 dollars and get a fresh safeway select turkey for 99 cents a pound. so raise your glass, pull up a chair, grab a plate. this tastier thanksgiving is well worth the wait. safeway. ingredients for life. cbs 5 reporter, c when you go to the movies someone else may be watching you. and as kristen ayers tells us, go see a spy movie and you may bump into a pirate.
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>> reporter: we're talking movie pirates here. it's not just fans lining up for big block busters. movie pirates are striking at the first showings. some theaters are hiring undercover investigators to catch them red handed. a 007 wasn't the only spy in the theater. private investigators were watching on surveillance video when police say a movie goer set up a tripod and camera and started reporting the movie. brazen act of alleged piraisy. the motion picture association of america says it's one of the best ways to catch them in the act.
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how much are they? >> $5. >> reporter: the streets are where movie pirates make their profit. we found dozens of movies for sale. some still in theaters. nine out of ten are recorded in theaters before being uploaded online or packaged and sold on the cheap. theaters are patrolling for pirates at midnight showings of block busters. one rep told us it's a serious threat to the industry. we're after the professionals who are out to make a profit. investigators will be watching. despite that security you might have guessed pirates still slip through the cracks. we did find that twilight movie is already online and ready to be downloaded for those who are willing to break the law.
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>> the clock is ticking for twin twinkies. it's all due to an ongoing labor dispute. they say it simply cannot survive. >> reporter: hostess workers stayed on the picket line despite a threat from the company that it would liquidate this bakery and others this afternoon. >> he didn't seem to be scared. >> no. fight for my rights. and for my family. >> reporter: hostess the baker filed for bankruptcy for the second time in a decade earlier this year and demanded concessions from its union members. workers who make $19 to $22
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say the company stopped paying into their pension fund. the 70 workers in this bakery which produces bread voted to go on strike last week. >> cup cakes and the bread, made good quality stuff. good quality products. and we mate hate to see it come to an end. enough is enough. >> reporter: a hostess spokesman says production has been crippled at a dozen of its plants. the company is already facing tough times. but workers think the company is bluffing about the threats to shut everything down if they don't go back to work. >> i don't think they'll close. i think they'll come to their senses. corporations are in business to make money. closing plants, liquidating you don't make any money. >> this is a fight against 7 eleven. one bay area neighborhood is
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doing all it can to keep that store from going up. why neighbors are saying no to big gulps and beef jerky. >> reporter: the machine, hot dog warmers are in place. but the newest 7 eleven hasn't even opened yet and it's already facing a big gulp of community anger. >> we were told by the developers we're going to put in another market. they lied to us. >> reporter: nearly 150 people packed into a city council meeting where the neighborhood association showed photos of robberies, loitering and squatters at other 7 elevens trying to convince the council the stores are for crime. >> this is the kind of crime. it's only going to get worse by people who have no regard for
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the neighborhood. >> reporter: the site wasn't zoned for a 24 hour convenience store. >> there in fact was a very detailed review of the use and what actions the property owner had been taking for over a two- year period. >> reporter: 7 eleven lawyers say if the city changes its mind they'll sue. >> this council is sitting here tonight as a judicial body looking to either terminate a constitutionally vested property interest in which case it better be done right or not done at all. >> there is one small part of the weekend that likely will be rain free. find out what part of the weekend that's going to be. life look outside. forecast next.
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out the bibs. the first batch of dungeness crab this arket. start melting the butter and get out your by. the first batch of dungeness
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crab this season is now in the market. the season started on time this year. paul went shopping for crab this evening. we're understanding it's going to get cold later on. >> why not have crab during a newscast. that's all i got to say. >> i agree. >> we have to talk about weatherwise as well. we have a lot of rainfall heading in our direction. you look at the radar and wonder where is it. it's well offshore. it will be coming in around sunrise. this is how much rain we'll see between now and sunday. sonoma county, 2 inches of rain. down towards san jose, about an inch and a quarter. winter weather advisory for the sierra. a lot of the ski resorts will get snow. outside it's cloudy and milder.
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san jose still 59. livermore and santa rosa. southern county seeing rainfall. we are patiently waiting our turn. first wave of rainfall gets here around 6 or 7:00 tomorrow morning. once the rain gets here it's going to be a lot of rainfall throughout the day. the first wave moves through on friday. soggy on saturday. final wave of rainfall will leave about lunchtime on sunday. looking to get outside over the weekend i would say mid to late afternoon on sunday is your best bet to avoid the rainfall outdoors this weekend. steady rain at times. dry stretches between these waves of rainfall. for tomorrow friday we will be soggy, cooler than normal. low to mid60s. 64 for campbell. rain likely in san ramon.
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high of 64. about 61 for mill valley. monday and tuesday we're dry. the day before thanksgiving more showers come back. dennis is back with sports. >> something happened in baseball for the first time since the watergate break in. why did jim harbaugh miss practice today? the minute is next. ,,,,
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giants cat two world series, a horrific ankle injury and a rookie of the year award. could it get any better for buster posey? it just did. posey became the first catcher to win the most viable player
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avoid since 1972. he got 27 of 32 possible first place votes. miguel cabrera won the american league mvp award. jim harbaugh was sent to the hospital with an irregular heart beat. he was admitted to stanford hospital. he had a minor procedure performed. 49ers expect he'll be back at practice tomorrow. barn burner between the dolphins and bills. highlight here. the bills return man. 79yards. just 90 seconds into the game. buffalo wins the game 19-14. college hoops. stanford. put back. jam. junior had 18. good beginning there. st. mary's moves their record to 2-0 this season. matthew led all scorers with 21
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points. he's going to have a monster season. >> they're going to the dance. >> already. every one counts. you want to get to that. backs are against the wall. leave it all on the floor. >> back at 11:00. >> see you then. [ female announcer ] welcome one and all
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to a tastier festive feast. so much to sip and savor, a feeding frenzy to say the least. a turkey from safeway will have everyone raving. there's fresh, natural, frozen, whatever you're craving. spend 25 dollars and a frozen safeway turkey is 59 cents a pound. or spend 25 dollars and get a fresh safeway select turkey for 99 cents a pound. so raise your glass, pull up a chair, grab a plate. this tastier thanksgiving is well worth the wait. safeway. ingredients for life.


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